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Tharusha of St. Sebastian’s College second to reach 1,000 runs


St. Sebastian’s College Skipper Tharusha Fernando became the second batsman to reach the milestone of 1,000 runs this season during their drawn Under-19 Inter-schools cricket match against Wesley College which concluded at Moratuwa yesterday.

Tharusha reached his milestone from 17 matches facing 26 innings which included a dozen of half centuries.

Meanwhile, Royal College Colombo advanced into the quarterfinals of the Under-19 Division Two Cricket Tournament with a comfortable first innings win over Debarawewa National School in their pre quarter-final encounter concluded at Reid Avenue yesterday. At Moratuwa (Match drawn)

St. Sebastian’s 351/6 declared and 154 (Tharusha Fernando 36, Janishka Perera 31, Tashik Perera 21, Sakuntha Liyanage 6/47, Movin Subasinghe 2/6)

Wesley (32/2 overnight) 193 (Isuru Sandeepana 66, Sakumtha Liayange 56, Vinuja Ranasinghe 4/31, Janishka Perera 2/19, Praveen Jayawickrama 2/30, Tashik Perera 2/31). At Reid Avenue (1st innings win for Royal) Debarawewa NS: (215/6 overnight) 217/8 declared (Chanuka Asinsana 83, Sahas Hansala 54, Kamil Mishara 3/14, Gayan Dissanayake 2/23, Manula Perera 2/40) Royal: 245/8 (Kavindu Madarasinghe 68, Pasindu Sooriyabandara 121 n.o, Imalka Madushan 5/39).

At Katuneriya (Match drawn) St. Sebastian’s Katuneriya: 309/9 declared

St. Anthony’s Wattala: (33/1 overnight) 145 (Vishal Silva 45, Joel Pinto 25, Nimesh Perera 4/40, Sithum Akilanka 3/25, Seshan Udara 2/25) and 155/7 (Avishka Tharindu 42, Avishka Mewan 55 n.o, Dilshan Pramod 5/69). At Veyangoda (Match drawn) Henegama Central: (217/7 overnight) 232 (Isuru Dhananjaya 52, Sasanka Dulaj 28, Samith Dharshana 27, Lahiru Perera 60 n.o, Malindu Manabarana 4/45, Maleesha Bhagya 4/49) Bandaranayake Central Veyangoda: 251 (Malinda Manabarana 113, Maneesha Bhagya 53, Lahiru Perera 3/52, Samith Wijenayake 3/59, Damith Wijenayake 3/61).


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  • Dr. Trevor Mendis Monday, 5 March 2018 09:20

    Congratulations. Well done.

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